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Definition of Shop

Shop

  1. A person's occupation, business, profession, or the like, as a subject of attention, interest, conversation, etc.; -- generally in deprecation.
  2. A place where any industry is carried on; as, a chemist's shop;
  3. any of the various places of business which are commonly called offices, as of a lawyer, doctor, broker, etc.
  4. Any place of resort, as one's house, a restaurant, etc.
  5. imp. of Shape. Shaped.
  6. A building or an apartment in which goods, wares, drugs, etc., are sold by retail.
  7. A building in which mechanics or artisans work; as, a shoe shop; a car shop.
  8. To visit shops for the purpose of purchasing goods.

Shop Quotations

I believe everyone should have a good death. You know, with your grandchildren around you, a bit of sobbing. Because after all, tears are appropriate on a death bed. And you say goodbye to your loved ones, making certain that one of them has been left behind to look after the shop.
Terry Pratchett

My room is like an antique shop, full of junk, and weird stuff. There's a big sword in there. And a taxidermy bird, and a couple of birdcages. And a lot of newspaper cuttings. I used to have a weird thing about cutting out morbid headlines from newspapers, and collecting them. I was fascinated with drowning, which is kind of strange.
Florence Welch

They look quite promising in the shop; and not entirely without hope when I get them back into my wardrobe. But then, when I put them on they tend to deteriorate with a very strange rapidity and one feels so sorry for them.
Joyce Grenfell

I shop online mostly. I like to shop from the comfort of my own home without a sales person bugging me.
Brad Goreski

I am such a do-goody, people-pleasing kid - or I was - I don't think I've ever been fired, not even from an ice cream shop, magician for kids' parties, not even in my early jobs in radio.
Ira Glass
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Shop Translations

shop in Afrikaans is winkel
shop in Danish is butik
shop in Dutch is zaak, winkel
shop in French is magasin, boutique
shop in Italian is impresa
shop in Norwegian is forretning, butikk
shop in Portuguese is loja
shop in Spanish is tienda, quehacer, ir de compras
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